Your Definitive Event Guide to Christmas 2018 in Lagos

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Christmas is around the corner and as you look to plan your holidays, we’ve got you covered with all the events that matter. This list will be updated as more events are made available to us. To submit an event, please email us at [email protected]

NB: * Indicates an unconfirmed event

2PM, December 1 | Bearded Genius Asiko 4 Launch | 46 Industrial Avenue, Ilupeju

Bearded Genius launches the fourth edition of their Asiko collection to kick off the month of December.

Budget: Free entry, unless you’re looking to cop pieces from the collection.

December 5 | Moelogo and Friends Live in Lagos | TBC

Moelogo shall host a concert with support from his friends before the Christmass craziness kicks in. A mid-week vibe for the employed!

Budget: Unconfirmed

December 5 | Malice Pop-Up Party | Shiro

If you’re looking for some good make up mixed with food and music then the Malice Cosmetics pop-up party is the place to be this December!

Budget: Free entry, unless you’re looking to get some matte liquid lipstick from the collection.

December 7 | Party of Your Dreams | Federal Palace Hotel

DJ Spinall shared another album this year and to close it, alongside friends and peers he shall host the Party of Your Dreams. DJs Big N, Consequence, Debby, E Cool, EniMoney, Obi, Prince, Lambo, Hazan, Sose are all on the bill.

Budget: Invite only

2-5PM, December 9 | Hear Me Too | Sao Cafe

The good people at We Rise Initiative are here to ensure that as we bring a close to 16 Days against gender based violence, we are having important and necessary conversations.

Budget: Free, register here.


12PM, December 8 | Susty Vibes | AAF 

An event with social impact. Themed around WOMEN AND THE ENVIRONMENT, 10 photojournalists from Port Harcourt document the effect of oil spills and environmental erosion on the woman around them and their environment.

Tickets Investment: N1,000

7PM, December 9 | Femme | Mìlíkì

Maka, Asikey, Jazzz Atta, Deborah Prest and Tems take the stage as you get to experience a showcase of some emerging women in Nigerian music. Themed to perfection.

Budget: ₦3000 Tickets.

December 9 | Simi Live in Lagos | Federal Palace Hotel

Following a London concert in November, Simi brings the vibe to the city she calls home.

Tickets:5000 Regular, ₦20000 VIP.

December 13, 14 & 15 | Adekunle Gold Live | Terra Kulture

Three nights of magic it shall be with Adekunle Gold at Terra Kulture. Live music lovers, you don’t want to miss it.

Tickets: ₦10000 General Access Tickets, ₦25000 VIP Tickets, ₦50000 King’s Row Tickets, ₦100000 GOLD Tickets.

14th December 2018 | Yinka Bernie Intimate Concert | hFactor space, Lagos Island.

Yinka Bernie will take the stage joined by friends like Aylo, Traplanta, Bris B, Ayuu, BarelyAnyHook, 234Jaydaa and more.

Tickets: Apparently sold out. But stay plugged to the site for any updates.

6PM, December 14 | Mayor of Lagos, The December Concert | Federal Palace Hotel

Mayorkun crowns another chapter of the story with his third headline show in Nigeria this year. Ibadan down, the capital down and now the city it all began in, Lagos.

Tickets : ₦3000 Early Bird, ₦5000 Regular, ₦15000 VIP and ₦500000 Tables.

6PM, December 14 | King Coal in Concert | Eko Convention Center

Wande Coal has looked like himself in recent years despite a limited amount of releases. Following a UK show, he’ll host his first show in Lagos in a while. King Coal is back!

Tickets : ₦7500 Regular, ₦25000 VIP, ₦100000 VVIP and ₦500000 Tables, ₦1,000,000 Silver Tables, ₦2,000,000 Gold Tables, ₦3,000,000 Platinum Tables.

6PM, December 15 | The Legend of Mars and Barzini | FreeMe Space

Interesting duo, Mars and Barzini host a concert

Budget: ₦2000 Tickets

7PM, December 16 | Ladi Poe Live | Upbeat Centre

Poe with a showing for the fans following the release of his debut project.

Tickets:2000 General Admission

12PM, December 16th | Plugged Music Festival | Pleasure Park, Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt’s premier festival returns for its second edition with Davido recruited as headliner.

Tickets: ₦2000 Early Bird, ₦5000 Regular Ticket

6:30PM, December 17 | PINK live | La Damme

Oma Mahmud will be hosting his debut show this Christmas, a live session of his 2017 album PINK alongside other artistes and you are all invited.

Tickets: Free entry, but you need to register with this link.

December 17 | Pretty World | Artisan

The Pretty Boy celebrates the release and success of his debut body of work by bringing his fans into his Pretty World.

Tickets:3000 Early Bird. ₦5000 Regular

December 19 | Street Souk | Harbour Point

With the opening of XII Glover, Nigerian streetwear has been put in conversation with some of the world’s most popular streetwear brands. If you consider yourself a streetwear enthusiast and were excited by XII Glover’s opening, you should be at Street Souk.

Budget: Free entry, unless you’re looking to cop pieces from the vendors on deck.

December 19 | Codename Dremo | FreeMe Space

Dremo will host his first headline show of the sort following the release of his debut EP earlier in the year. You can be sure he’ll bring out label mates and friends.

Tickets:3000 Early Bird.

December 19 | Wizkid Exclusive VIP Experience | Eko Hotel

In contrast to normal programming, Wizkid will host two concerts this year. This one looks to be more geared towards his more well-off fans with no regular tickets in sight. If you can afford it, it just might be the way to go as you can expect smaller crowds and perhaps more attention to detail than normal.

Tickets:25000 VIP, ₦1,000,000 Silver Tables, ₦2,000,000 Gold Tables, ₦3,000,000 Platinum Tables.


December 19 | The Beat 99.9FM Concert| Federal Palace

After taking a year off, the Beat FM concert makes its grand return. Coming from the people who brought Migos to Lagos, Lil Baby, Kojo Funds, Lotto Boyz, Mr Eazi and Kizz Daniel will be joined by a host of other artists.

Tickets: N25K, Table- N1m and N1.5m

December 20 | DJ Tunez Blackout Party | Hard Rock Cafe

DJ Tunez brings the wave with help from friends like Wizkid, Terri, Sarz, Boj, Flash and DJ Consequence.

Tickets: ₦3000 Early Bird Female Tickets, ₦5000 Early Bird Male Tickets, ₦5000 General Admission Female Tickets, ₦7500 General Admission Male Tickets, ₦15000 VIP Female Tickets, ₦25000 VIP Male Tickets.

December 20 | Signs and Seasons Pop Up & Party | XII Glover

XII Glover will be home to a pop-up shop and party featuring Motherlan, WANI, SammyStates, Friends & Family, Homedelivery and more.

Budget: Free entry, unless you’re looking to cop pieces from the vendors on deck.


December 20 | Moblanta | 6A Dr Onoh Edhomenye St, Lekki 1

The boys at New World No Politics Mob and Traplanta link up for a showing in the city of Lagos with their Day 0 fans.

Budget: Free entry, merch will be on sale.

December 20 | Allure at the View | Twin Waters

Allure Entertainment is here to reinvent the Lagos party scene by finding the most exciting venues offering you a different experience.

Tickets: ₦3000 General Admission, ₦7000 Entry + Cocktail, ₦100,000 Standing Table, ₦150,000 Table Package 1, ₦200,000 Table Package 2, ₦250,000 Champagne Special, ₦300,000 Kings Of The View

For Table Reservations: [email protected]

3PM-9PM, December 21 | GidiCruise | TBA*

Gidicruise and 3 Stripes link up for what promises to be an interesting night!

Tickets: N5000 Tickets when you RSVP here.

December 21 | Kida Kudz + Jiggy Boyz FC Lagos Link Up | Free Me Space

Kida Kudz brings the party to town with his associates, the Jiggy Boyz FC.

Tickets: E-mail [email protected] to get on the guest list and the location.

December 21 | Urban Music Festival | Eko Atlantic

The Urban Music Festival, expected to feature Mayorkun, D’Banj, Phyno, Wande Coal, Tiwa Savage and more hits Eko Atlantic.

Tickets:5000 Regular, ₦25000 VIP, ₦1,000,000 Silver Tables, ₦2,000,000 Gold Tables, ₦3,000,000 Platinum Tables.

8PM, December 21 | Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged (Flytime Music Festival) | Eko Hotel

This year, Flytime Promotions will host the first-ever Flytime Music Festival and Rhythm Unplugged will serve as the opener.

Tickets:10000 General Admission, ₦30000 VIP, ₦50000 VIP Pit Experience.

December 22 | Afrobeat Festival | Eko Atlantic

Tickets:5000 Regular, ₦25000 VIP, ₦1,000,000 Silver Tables, ₦2,000,000 Gold Tables, ₦3,000,000 Platinum Tables.

December 22 | Bobby Brown & Bell Biv Devoe (Flytime Music Festival) | Eko Hotel

One for the grown and sexy.

Tickets:10000 General Admission, ₦30000 VIP, ₦50000 VIP Pit Experience.

December 22 | DRB 10 | Harbour Point*

DRB’s had one of the most interesting runs we’ve seen and as they turn 10 this year, it looks like they’re bringing back the DRB Concert.

December 23 | SammyStates | Harbour Point

8PM, December 23 | Olamide Live in Concert (Flytime Music Festival) | Eko Hotel

Olamide will make the return to Eko Hotel as the closing show of the Flytime Music Festival.

Tickets:10000 General Admission, ₦30000 VIP, ₦50000 VIP Pit Experience.

December 23 | Wizkid Made in Lagos Shutdown | Eko Atlantic

The Wiz show for the masses. Regular tickets and much cheaper VIP tickets than the VIP Experience.

Tickets:4000 Regular, ₦10000 VIP, ₦1,000,000 Silver Tables, ₦2,000,000 Gold Tables, ₦3,000,000 Platinum Tables.

December 24 | rare. live | Hard Rock Cafe

It’s been two years since Odunsi the Engine’s TOOL EP but his genre-defying debut album, rare. shall be the center of attention at his debut headline show.

Budget: ₦4000 Early Bird, ₦25000 VIP

December 24 | Island Block Party | TBA*

The biggest party in Lagos over the past year finally hits the Island.

Budget: TBC

December 24 | Open Tour Finale| Wings Event Space 

For the Poetry lovers, Titilope Sonuga will close her tour out in Lagos in what she describes as ” a meditation on surrender through poetry and music”.

She’ll be in Abuja on December 8th and Johannesburg on December 11th.

Tickets– N10,000

December 26 | CopaCabana | TBA*

December 26 | Burna Live | Eko Convention Centre 

After a year which has proved to be his most prolific, Oluwaburna seeks his coronation as the artist of 2018.

Tickets: Early Bird General Admission ₦7,500, Early Bird VIP ₦25,000,  VVIP ₦50,000

December 26-27 | Eat Drink Festival | Lekki Coliseum 

The growth continues and the Eat Drink Festival is now a two-day affair with a lot more than we’ve ever experienced as they go cashless and introduce fun-size events within the festivities.

Budget: It costs ₦1000 for newly introduced wristbands that make the process of buying food easier and essentially act as tickets. It costs ₦10000 for the fun size events if you choose to attend and to eat well and from a range of vendors, you’ll probably need about ₦10000 but it’ll all be worth it.

December 27 | 30 Billion Gang Concert | TBA

Yet to be announced but we have it on good authority that the 27th is for DMW and 30 BG.

Budget: TBC

December 28 | Nativeland | TBA*

December 29 | Palm Wine Festival | TBA

Palm Wine vibes from the generals at it as Show Dem Camp host their second ever Palm Wine Festival.

Tickets: ₦5000 Regular, ₦25000 VIP


December 31 | Vibes Festival | TBA

Ring the New Year in with a curation of Vibes by the Director of Vibes.

January 1 | Mainland Block Party | TBA*